30 Total Quotes

Craig Biggio Quotes

He threw me one fastball in, and I kind of didn't see it real well off him,
Craig Biggio
#Fastball

It's a huge home run under the circumstances the last couple of days, with what my mom went through. She wanted me to get here and not miss any games.
Craig Biggio
#Circumstances

Overall everyone swung the bats and did everything right,
Craig Biggio
#Bats

[His manager and teammates, however, have their doubts.] You see guys get hit by balls in batting practice once in a while, ... But not the starting pitcher. Incredible.
Craig Biggio
#Balls

There are certain guys who get good jumps on balls, and there are other guys who see the bat head coming through and they know where the ball's going. That's Adam. You just take it for granted.
Craig Biggio
#Balls

I'm not out here to disrespect anybody, ... And obviously with Wags, I'm not. I just kind of hit it and I was like, man, I got it. I looked at it and just ran.
Craig Biggio
#Disrespect

We had some pretty good at-bats off [Carpenter]. We just couldn't find any holes. That's the way it goes sometimes. We were able to get some guys on but weren't able to get them in early. We did some little things right, we got some guys on, we got some walks. We take it one batter at a time and everybody tries to stay within their own limitations. We did that, we just didn't get the big hit to get them in.
Craig Biggio
#Bats

We're going to the World Series, ... It sounds weird to say if off my lips. Finally the baseball gods shined on us.
Craig Biggio
#Baseball

If we're in [the pennant race], Rocket will be back. He can't just sit home and do nothing when he's able to pitch. We all know him. He loves to compete and his competitive nature will take over. I have a feeling he'll be back.
Craig Biggio
#Home

There've been a lot of great players to play the game of baseball that never got an opportunity to go to the World Series, ... and I was hoping that I wasn't going to be another one of them.
Craig Biggio
#Baseball

That's a baseball mom. I thought it was pretty admirable of my mom. She said she understands the amount of injuries we have around here, and the time of year it is, and she felt bad about it.
Craig Biggio
#Baseball

Home runs just come from accidents by me, ... I just try to hit it solid and sometimes they go out. The record is nice to have but I'm not trying to hit them.
Craig Biggio
#Accidents

Home runs just come from accidents by me,
Craig Biggio
#Accidents

He threw me one fastball and I didn't see it really well,
Craig Biggio
#Fastball

I'm just trying to get the best jump I can. If he tells me to go, I'm going.
Craig Biggio
#Trying

He's a little deceiving. He doesn't have a real good arm slot as far as trying to pick the ball up out of his hand. He made some pretty good pitches when he had to.
Craig Biggio
#Trying

Everybody is really contributing. When that's going on, it's a lot of fun.
Craig Biggio
#Fun

There was a soft side to him that a lot of people didn't get to know. He didn't let a lot of people in there. If you were in there, he was just like a dad. He'd give you anything. He was a giver, not a taker. That's the ultimate compliment.
Craig Biggio
#People

I don't know. We'll keep going out there and playing. We'll focus on next year whenever that gets here.
Craig Biggio
#Focus

Last year we got to really see what our crowds were all about in this building. They're your 10th guy.
Craig Biggio
#Crowd

[Their dreams did not come true, and for that, Biggio and Bagwell are forever grateful.] Next thing you know, ... you're two guys from New York and Connecticut living in Texas for the rest of your life.
Craig Biggio
#Dreams

I think it was more their destiny than ours.
Craig Biggio
#Destiny

I think we had four great games. It was very disappointing that we came out on the bottom side but we gave it everything we had. We gave everything we had for (the fans).
Craig Biggio
#Games

It was killing him. He couldn't throw the ball as far as my 10-year-old.
Craig Biggio
#Killing

It was a good pitcher's duel, but it would have been tough to waste that pitching performance by Andy. The biggest thing with Andy was getting his velocity back. Everybody in here knew that once he did, you're going to see what you saw before. When he's throwing that cutter at 83-84-85 miles an hour last year and getting away with it then, you could only imagine what it was going to be like when he started getting it up to 90-91.
Craig Biggio
#Performance

The tough part about last night is it was a long game and we lost. I think guys in the clubhouse, we all look in the mirror and we're all honest about it and it's all about a team.
Craig Biggio
#Night

The Fred Hutchinson Award, when you look at the names of the people that are on that, it means a lot. Whether athletes want to accept it or not, you are a role model.
Craig Biggio
#People

It's the way to do it. You can't have total transition unless you want to have total failure.
Craig Biggio
#Failure

Us? We don't know how to do that. Are you kidding me? There's no way. We did score three runs today, so that's a good thing. It's a big step in the right direction.
Craig Biggio
#Score

We just go out and do what we're told, and he's really making all the right moves. He's just really doing a great job.
Craig Biggio
#Job